Dec. 1st – Pushing the Disorder Further

3 Dez , 2018  

What follows is a translation of a blog post by Carbure. It is a collaboration between ourselves & Otto Mattick. The original text was published on Dec. 3rd, 2018.

Saturday December 1st, the Gilets Jaunes movement had ceased to belong and be the movement of lower-class White France which it ...

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Be Unrealistic, Change What’s Possible

23 Sep , 2018  

I promised another post on fictions, but first, and by means of introduction, a few more remarks on populism, prompted by Bat at Lenin’s Tomb, Jon at Posthegemonic Musings, Le Colonel Chabert and Kenneth Rufo at Ghost in the Wire.

Bat claims that Zizek’s anti-populist polemic ends up re-affirming the ...

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Against Fortress Leftism

4 Aug , 2018  

Free movement over markets is a minimum demand.

In the most recent German elections, Die Linke (the Left) secured the fifth most seats in the Bundestag, the nation’s parliament. At the same time, nationalist Alternative for Germany (AfD) came third, to the consternation of everyone who isn’t an asshole. While ...

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Eine leninistische Geste heute: Gegen die populistische Versuchung

5 Mai , 2017  

Leseprobe aus: Sebastian Budgen / Stathis Kouvelakis / Slavoj Žižek (Hrsg.): Lenin Reloaded – Für eine Politik der Wahrheit

Laika Verlag

… Obwohl Laclaus Populismustheorie als eines der heutigen großen (und für die Gesellschaftstheorie leider raren) Beispiele einer wirklichen konzeptuellen Stringenz heraussticht, sollte man einige problematische Aussagen beachten. Die erste ...

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